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3 Tips for coping with hearing loss at work

November 19, 2018

The Pew Research Center found that as of early 2015 the labor force was made up of about 45 million boomers between the ages of 51 and 70. And the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that by 2022 about one third of those aged between 65 and 74 will still be part of the workforce.…

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Teenagers with tinnitus. A growing concern

November 19, 2018

According to a recent study by Canadian researcher Larry Roberts. Teenagers with tinnitus is a growing concern. He says, “there is a frightening increase in the number of young people with tinnitus.” This is a condition that causes ringing or buzzing in the ears. According to Roberts of McMaster’s Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour.…

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MADE FOR IPHONE HEARING AIDS

November 19, 2018

Electronic hearing aids have been in use for more than a century, yet in all of the contemporary buzz about wearable devices hearing aids have been conspicuously absent. My personal experience using the new Starkey Halo i110 made for iPhone hearing aids over the past two months has convinced me that this is a technology that will…

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NEW STUDY SHOWS HEARING LOSS IMPACTS BRAIN FUNCTION

November 19, 2018

Contributed by Lisa Packer , staff writer for Healthy Hearing | Thursday, June 18th, 2015 When we think of the word “reorganization”, we don’t usually associate it with the brain; but now a new study indicates that is exactly what happens when we start to lose our hearing. The good news is that this new…

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KIDS WITH HEARING AIDS START SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGN

November 19, 2018

Emma Rudkin and Erin Dabbs share a special bond, they both wear hearing aids. But doing that hasn’t always been easy for 12-year-old Erin. “It was hard to wear my hearing aids because I was scared that everyone was just going to like not like me as me anymore because I had those on,” said…

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HOW BAD ARE IPODS FOR YOUR HEARING?

November 19, 2018

Hearing loss is more common than ever before. About 16% of American adults have an impaired ability to hear speech, and more than 30% of Americans over age 20 — an estimated 55 million people — have lost some high-frequency hearing, according to a new study published Monday in the Archives of Internal Medicine. The…

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MUSICIANS PLUGS – HEAR THE MUSIC and SAVE YOUR HEARING

November 18, 2018

For those people who enjoyed going to concerts but were concerned about the impact the loud music would have on their hearing, it was about making a choice. Today, however, there may be a way you can have both – hear the music without the muffling effects of earplugs and keep your hearing safe! High…

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TINNITUS AFFECTS ALL AREAS OF YOUR BRAIN

November 18, 2018

A recent study found that tinnitus affects virtually every area of the brain. This is significant because it explains why brain stimulation and neurofeedback aren’t effective in curing tinnitus. It’s commonly thought that tinnitus is caused by an underlying issue such as hearing loss, circulatory problems or ear injury. Since there is no known cure…

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